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clara. >> tonight the council agreed to waive a 9.5% hotel tax on the 350 rooms the staff will occupy. it will also waive a 10% ticket surcharge and a 35 cent ticket fee funding senior and youth programs and a $4.54 parking fee will be waived. >> by having fees waived it makes us more attractive. even though we have all of this to offer it is the first time we are doing this. we want to make sure we are competitive. >> santa clara is going up to host super bowl 50. miami has already hosted 10 super bowls. but sources say they can't afford to waive the hotel tax. hotel managers meantime say temporarily waiving the tax won't affect their bottom line. >> the exposure we will get here during the super bowl event will more than make up for anything that is lost. >> by exempting the rooms left to nfl employees and nfl workers they would be exempt to the tax on those rooms and that money would not be paid. >> reporter: some worry about what santa clara is is conceding in order to win this bid. but the majority of those here tonight couldn't be happier with the possibility of hosting a super
. >> we wanted to end the nightmare. >> that nightmare local official using tax money campaign contribution to feed a gambling addiction. tonight the one thing that kept him out of prison. >> also tonight at 9:00. management make over. new direction for oakland pd brass. >> airport quandary. san jose international good service new terminal and easy to get to. why isn't it more popular and why losing flights. why losing flights. >> new study >> that breaking news centers on this car accident in east san jose. we understand it is involved in an officer involved shooting. now this is video from sky 7 hd short time ago. police are out on mass in this area. we are told that 3 undercover police cars surrounded a vehicle. witnesses tell that you say one person in that car was shot and officer hurt although not seriously. now this happened a little more than 2 hours ago in the alan rock neighborhood close to the intersection of jeralyn drive and em rick avenue. trade the general area on the map. bring you any new information as soon as it develops. good evening. now to long
omission is leading to a refund refund -- refund delay to thousands of tax returns, maybe yours. returns filed by h&r block may be delayed because of an error on the student tax credit. that is form 8863. in previous years they could leave a field blank to indicate no. this year they have to enter the letter "n," but h and h&r block wasn't doing that. the forms will be delayed six to eight weeks. >>> in less than two weeks commuters in san mateo county could be driving through the devil slide tunnels. cal trans set a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate. drivers are expected to be allowed through the twin tunnels either that day or perhaps the next morning. we are thought sure. the $439 million project began eight years ago to improve traffic between pacifica and monterra. now finally almost finished. >>> new at 11:00, green day is back on the road and ready for its delayed tour. billy armstrong is out of rehab which he entered after a melt down on stage, this one. they have one gig under its belt. they rocked a crowd in southern california and even dipped into classics like "basket case
it for the superbowl. the terms are tough and not likely negotiable. santa clara must waive the hotel tax on the 350 rooms they will occupy. it will waive the surcharge that goes to debt service on the new stadium and waive a 35 cent per ticket fee that funds programs along with a parking fee that recoups the city's cost for services. santa clara says it will get reimbursed for public safety excesses by the host committee. >> it was our intention to make sure that we walk away putting on a great show, doing a lot of work and making sure we come out whole in this process and being reimbursed for our efforts to make it a successful event. >> reporter: giving a hotel tax break isn't as bad. 350 looms are involved. at the rate is 14.25 translates into $5,000 loss per night, revenue that normally goes into the general fund. general manager at hilton santa clara says superbowl spending will more than off set that loss. >> the value and exposure we're going to get here and what is spent here in the time frame will more than make up for anything that is lost. >> reporter: he is planning a 140 room in additi
because the postal service doesn't receive federal appropriations, it doesn't receive tax money, and patrick donohue says they never will. >> thank you. happening right now, day one of a week-long experiment open bart, aiming to test whether bicyclists and other passengers can share bart trains during the high commute hours. our news reporter is live at the bart station in oakland. how is it going so far, amy? >> kristen, we have not seen major problems but the debate is raging on. bart is trying to make it more comfortable for everyone, trying to make this work. but bicycle riders say they realize it is crowd asked they worried about tonight saying the evening commute is when it really is jammed up in there. >> bicycles are allowed on bart trains at any hour this week but that does not necessarily mean they welcome. >> they are constantly in the way and they take up two or three chairs. you commute around 5:00, it is not a good idea to have them. it is really crowded. >> officials say they have reconfigured the trains to try and create more space for bicycle riders and will try
information for you on tax time coming up. and at 5:00, the crackdown on distracted drivers taking place today with the types of citations drivers are getting and where they are doing a good job. >> there will be a change in the season at "who wants to be a millionaire," getting a new host. actor who is an entertainer is known for his work on the "kings of comedy tour" saying this will be a good time. >> there are reports that there will be a new youtube channel. >> what? passed up again? >> the video that left some speechless. >> police officers encounter all kinds of unexpect the situations but two michigan officers got a big surprise when they opened the trunk of a car to find what they thought was a dead deer jump out. the man would owns the car told the officers he hit the deer, he thought he killed it and put it in the trunk to take home for dinner but it had other plans and didn't want to be dinner and the officer opened the trunk and it jumped outran back to the woods and back to the freedom. >> i thought
the neighborhood. >> little mistake how to make sure you get your tax return without the wait. those stories and more for you coming up on 7 news at 11:00. over on channel 7. but sports director larry hear with all the sports. a lot of football news. >> this is big day in the nfl because start of the new calendar year. 2013. raiders start with a machetee. cutting 2 former first round picks. make no mistake. these are not al davis raiders any more. silver and black cut hayward he was the pick in 09. if he ever really developed into the dynamic receiver that the raiders and specifically mr. mr. davis had been hoping for. also cut defensive back michael hough first round pick in the 06 draft he played corner safety. he was pretty solid this past season. veteran after seven years. he's been released by the silver and black. 49ers are busy. formerly traded smith to the g. that agreed on two week ago and lost tight end walker. goes to continue see. he will presumably start there tight end valuable contributor of blocker special team walker has trouble with drops. late in the season es
tax. starting at 8 tonight police will assist confused drivers. look at the hayward loop go to our web site 7 in hayward, nick smith abc 7 news. >> time to get the green on. st. patrick's day is coming a day early in san francisco. 162 edition of the parade tomorrow morning starting at 1 11:30 at market and second street. the parade ends at civic center plaza where human festival actually gets under way there at 10:00 exploratorium celebration is the largest on the west coast. of course plenty of green and dancers and bag pipe too. don't forget the sprt phone. this year you cap watch live dancing from ireland from the web feed. mayor ed lee in ireland right now and will address the crowd. go to our web site to find that link. you will see it under see it on tv. >> this week record high pressure after last week storm is creating a spectacular sight in yos mate. flowing water fall. warm weather this week melted snow to give the fall extra force. water fall reached the peak in mid may and typically last until july. that all depend on the snow pack and how much there is ke
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